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5 of a family killed in Ctg fire

Update : 13 Jan 2023, 13:08

Five members of a family were killed and another was injured as a fire broke out at a residential house at Rangunia in Chattogram in the early hours of Friday.

The deceased were identified as Kangal Basak, 68, his wife Lalita Basak, 57, Rakhi Dey, 33, wife of Khokon Basak, their son Sourav Basak, 12, and daughter Shayonti Basak, 6.

Additional Police Superintendent of Rangunia, Anowar Hossain Shamim, said, “A fire broke out at a house in Rangunia. Five members of a family were burnt alive as they could not come out of the house when the fire broke out. Only Khokon Basak could come out. However, he received burn injuries in the incident.”

On information, police personnel and the members of the fire service rushed to the spot and doused the fire. The fire might have originated from their kitchen.

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